Sunday, February 10, 2013

Policy News from Detroit: February 10, 2013

FEATURED

Detroit, the Billionaire’s Playground
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/08/opinion/detroit-sinks-with-belle-isle.html?_r=0

Patenting and Innovation in Metropolitan America
http://www.brookings.edu/research/interactives/2013/metropatenting


BUSINESS / AUTO

US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse
http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/us-manufacturing-misunderstood-economic-powerhouse?goback=.gde_1334187_member_205606728

Weekend Read: Debunking the Myth of the Startup Hub
http://blogs.wsj.com/accelerators/2013/02/03/weekend-reads-debunking-the-myth-of-the-startup-hub/

Will Google Kill The Auto Industry? No, And Here's Why.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2013/01/25/will-google-kill-the-auto-industry/

8 founders who ruined their companies
http://www.freep.com/article/20130210/BUSINESS07/130210006/8-founders-who-ruined-their-companies

IdeaLab 2013 recapped
http://semichiganstartup.com/features/idealabrecap113.aspx

The New Three R's Every Business Must Learn
http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnbaldoni/2013/02/07/the-new-three-rs-every-business-must-learn/

Whole Foods, Target, Wal-Mart Stores Stores Push Into Cities
http://news.investors.com/business-inside-real-estate/013113-642711-whole-foods-market-wal-mart-stores-target-get-city-lift.htm

The shipping news
Despite problems, a revival in shipping on the Great Lakes is expected
http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21571186-despite-problems-revival-shipping-great-lakes-expected-shipping-news

University Research Corridor a worthy investment
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130204/OPINION01/302040304/University-Research-Corridor-worthy-investment?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s


CITIES

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/01/09/the-happiest-and-unhappiest-cities-to-work-in-right-now/

Is It Time for a Set of 'Localist Papers'?
http://icma.org/en/icma/newsroom/highlights/Article/102870/Is_It_Time_for_a_Set_of_Localist_Papers?pub=108&issue=1.15.2013&pub=108&issue=1.15.2013

The Worst Run Cities In America: 24/7 Wall St.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/19/worst-run-cities_n_2506894.html?ir=Detroit

A Framework For Creating A Thriving Detroit Of The Future
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1681262/a-framework-for-creating-a-thriving-detroit-of-the-future

Unheralded Outperformers: 10 Metro Markets That Are Leading the Housing Recovery
http://www.forbes.com/sites/realtorcom/2013/02/04/unheralded-outperformers-10-metro-markets-that-are-leading-the-housing-recovery/

Walkable Urbanism as Foreign Policy
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/01/walkable-urbanism-foriegn-policy/4547/

How to make sustainability sustainable
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130117/BLOG103/130119868/how-to-make-sustainability-sustainable

Innovation and the Wealth of Cities
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2013/02/innovation-and-wealth-cities/4554/

Defending Youngstown: One City's Struggle to Shrink and Flourish
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2013/01/defending-youngstown-one-citys-struggle-shrink-and-flourish/4485/


DETROIT BUSINESS / ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Export-Import Bank opens office in Detroit's TechTown
http://www.freep.com/article/20130129/BUSINESS06/301290023/Export-Import-Bank-opens-office-in-Detroit-s-TechTown?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

'Why Don't We Own This' Site Maps Detroit's Housing Crisis With New Tools To Battle Back
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/28/why-dont-we-own-this-detroit_n_2550299.html

Tom Walsh: A Disney-esque automotive attraction for Detroit could rev up Motor City
http://www.freep.com/article/20130127/COL06/301270135/Tom-Walsh-Walsh-envisions-a-Disney-type-park-for-Detroit?odyssey=nav|head

Bargain Homes Lure Buyers Worldwide to Detroit: Mortgages
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-16/bargain-homes-lure-buyers-worldwide-to-detroit-mortgages.html

Detroit Classics, Priced to Move
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324461604578191983681691560.html

John Gallagher: Detroit Future City and the roadblocks
http://www.freep.com/article/20130115/BLOG31/130115061/Detroit-Future-City-blog-Gallagher

Detroit's Innovative Survival Plan Is A Model For The World - But Will It Work?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2013/01/09/detroits-innovative-survival-plan-is-a-model-for-the-world-but-will-it-work/

Tale of two futures? Future City blueprint shows what Detroit could be
http://www.freep.com/article/20130113/BLOG31/301130166/John-Gallagher-Tale-of-two-futures-Detroit-Future-City-blueprint-maps-an-alternative-to-a-blight-metropolis?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Detroit entrepreneurs plan to hire workers
http://www.freep.com/article/20130130/BUSINESS06/301300083/1002/NLETTER28/Detroit-entrepreneurs-plan-to-hire-workers?source=nletter-BUSINESS

Detroit developers revamp high-rises for young professionals
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130122/BIZ/301220341/Detroit-developers-revamp-high-rises-young-professionals?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Experts weigh in on downtown Detroit's retail revival
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130131/OPINION01/301310331/Experts-weigh-downtown-Detroit-s-retail-revival?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

Detroit Land Bank readies for a major growth spurt
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130121/OPINION03/301210336/Detroit-Land-Bank-readies-major-growth-spurt?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p

10 Sustainable Business Trends Underway in Detroit (Photo Tour)
http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/01/10-sustainable-business-trends-underway-detroit/

Josh Linkner: Think of what is possible, not obstacles
http://www.freep.com/article/20130120/BUSINESS06/301200130/Josh-Linkner-Think-of-what-is-possible-not-obstacles?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

6 Lessons From America's Comeback Kid -- Detroit, MI
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshlinkner/2013/01/28/6-lessons-from-americas-comeback-kid-detroit-mi/

Preserving Urban Rivers in Detroit and Across the Great Lakes
http://www.americanrivers.org/newsroom/blog/ddotson-20130116-preserving-urban-rivers-in-detroit-great-lakes.html

Detroit, blue city
http://www.modeldmedia.com/features/detroitbluecity113.aspx

Leg Up for Downtown Detroit
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323301104578255892908885644.html

Ilitch consultant: Wings arena could break ground by fall
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130203/NEWS/302039960/ilitch-consultant-wings-arena-could-break-ground-by-fall


NATIONAL POLICY & POLITICS

Insurance Analysts: Obamacare to Increase Out-of-Pocket Premium Costs, Despite Lavish Subsidies
http://www.forbes.com/sites/aroy/2013/01/12/insurance-analysts-obamacare-to-increase-out-of-pocket-premium-costs-despite-lavish-subsidies/

Mich. gives Whitney revamp $8.5M
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130124/BIZ/301240338/State-gives-Whitney-revamp-8-5M-more?odyssey=tab

How to Win States and Disenfranchise People: The GOP's Electoral-Vote Plan
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/01/how-to-win-states-and-disenfranchise-people-the-gops-electoral-vote-plan/272456/

The GOP and the City
http://www.city-journal.org/2013/23_1_gop-cities.html

How the Post Office Made America
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/09/opinion/how-the-post-office-made-america.html

Detroit's Property Tax Black Hole, in Map Form
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/01/detroits-property-tax-black-hole/4517/

China Steps Up Buying in U.S.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324761004578284491235436804.html?mod=googlenews_wsj


DETROIT POLICY & POLITICS

John Carlisle: City Council's regular speakers put on a good show
http://www.freep.com/article/20130203/COL46/302030207

Clark Durant: For Detroit, it's time for vision, not scorn
http://www.freep.com/article/20130117/OPINION05/301170201/Clark-Durant-?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

Nancy Kaffer: 'New' Detroiters need to make their voices heard
http://www.freep.com/article/20130125/COL43/301250043

Stuck in reverse, Detroit rolls closer to bankruptcy
http://business.financialpost.com/2013/01/29/stuck-in-reverse-detroit-rolls-closer-to-bankruptcy/

Detroit neighborhoods languish through city's fiscal ills
http://www.freep.com/article/20130210/NEWS01/130210010/Detroit-neighborhoods-languish-through-city-s-fiscal-ills

Rudolph: Detroit's condition is a collective failure
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130205/OPINION01/302050322/1008/opinion01/Rudolph-Detroit-s-condition-collective-failure

Graphic: Detroit Then and Now
http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/02/01/graphic-detroit-then-and-now/


REGIONAL NEWS

Wayne County communities keeping some zoo tax money for downtowns
http://www.freep.com/article/20130121/NEWS05/301210077/Wayne-County-communities-keeping-some-zoo-tax-money-for-downtowns?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Developing Macomb's Blue Economy
http://www.metromodemedia.com/features/blueeconomyMaconb0287.aspx?utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=Developing+Macomb%27s+Blue+Economy&utm_content={Email_Address}&utm_campaign=It+All+Points+East

Cottons seed plan for GP Park
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130120/NEWS/301209966

Novi Continues to Make Economic Development a Priority
http://novi.patch.com/articles/novi-continues-to-make-economic-development-a-priority

Three Decades of Regional Innovation
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2013/02/01-patents-innovation-rothwell

Downtown Opportunities: Selling Ann Arbor's city-owned properties for urban residential development
http://www.annarbor.com/news/downtown-opportunities-a-case-for-selling-ann-arbors-city-owned-properties-for-urban-residential-dev/

New Oakland County official hopes to improve regional water system through cooperation
http://www.freep.com/article/20130206/NEWS05/302060075/New-Oakland-County-official-hopes-to-improve-regional-water-system-through-cooperation

Patterson: Oakland County is on the rebound
http://www.freep.com/article/20130208/NEWS03/302080133/Patterson-Oakland-Co-is-on-the-rebound

Patterson speech touts his recovery, Oakland County's prospects
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130208/METRO02/302080379

Macomb Co. board chairman a history maker
http://www.freep.com/article/20130120/NEWS04/301200188/Macomb-Co-board-chairman-a-history-maker?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s


MICHIGAN POLICY

Michigan vies for top 10 status in economic competitiveness
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130128/OPINION01/301280315#ixzz2JI3BFVd7

Snyder: Gas tax, Medicaid plans make fiscal sense
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130210/NEWS01/130219996/snyder-gas-tax-medicaid-plans-make-fiscal-sense

Snyder's political agenda shifts to center
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130208/OPINION03/302080352/

Snyder budget calls for higher gas tax, vehicle fee, more for education
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130208/POLITICS02/302080360/

EDITORIAL: Expanding Medicaid is sound economic choice
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130210/NEWS/302109972/editorial-expanding-medicaid-is-sound-economic-choice


TRANSPORTATION

Who's to blame for Michigan's road woes?
http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/02/whos_to_blame_for_michigans_ro.html

Metro Detroit near, dear to outgoing U.S. Transportation secretary Ray LaHood
http://www.theoaklandpress.com/articles/2013/02/05/news/local_news/doc5111b3c764c88761704338.txt

A highway runs through it
Is it really a good idea to spend $1.8 billion expanding a 6.7-mile stretch of I-94 in Detroit?
http://metrotimes.com/a-highway-runs-through-it-1.1430413

Report: Greater Detroit a leader in tech employment, innovation
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130204/NEWS/130209945/report-greater-detroit-a-leader-in-tech-employment-innovation

The new Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority: A solid step forward, but many more ahead
http://blog.thedetroithub.com/2013/02/07/the-new-southeast-michigan-regional-transit-authority-a-solid-step-forward-but-many-more-ahead/

Americans now spending most on gas since early 1980s
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/02/05/americans-are-spending-more-on-gasoline-than-they-have-in-three-decades/

Atlanta Aerotropolis
http://www.globalatlanta.com/article/26022/looking-ahead-atlanta-aerotropolis-concept-takes-off/

U.S. commits funds; M1 Rail construction to begin this year, Cullen says
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130118/NEWS/130119851/u-s-commits-funds-m1-rail-construction-to-begin-this-year-cullen#

OTHER VOICES: TRANSPORTATION: Fix more than beaten track
http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130210/NEWS/302109969/other-voices-transportation-fix-more-than-beaten-track


CULTURE / OTHER

NOTHING STOPS DETROIT
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsieYdQOfTQ

Delta's Glass Bottom Jet App
http://on.aol.com/video/deltas-glass-bottom-jet-app-517638831?icid=video_related_thumb_0

Motor City requiem
http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2013/02/08/detroit-autopsy-leduff/?section=magazines_fortune

Planting New Life in Detroit's Vacated Landscape
How Christians are spearheading the urban farming movement in Motor City.
http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2013/january-february/organic-city.html

Ruin Porn or Realism? Why Chicago’s Artists Are Obsessed with Detroit
http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/C-Notes/January-2013/Ruin-Porn-or-Realism-Why-Chicagos-Artists-Are-Obsessed-with-Detroit/

Life in the Red
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/15/science/in-debt-and-digging-deeper-to-find-relief.html?pagewanted=all

No comments:

Post a Comment